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1

collaboration

a group of actors working together to create an artistic whole rather than focusing on individuals

2

blocking

the process of determining the placement or location of actors on stage and planning their movement in a scene

3

set

the surroundings on stage, visible to the audience, in which the action of a play develops

4

prop

all physical items on stage with the exception of the scenery

5

act

a unit or division of a play, each of which is composed of scenes

6

monologue

a long speech given by a single actor, often as if speaking to themselves and revealing their thoughts / feelings

7

soliloquy

a passage of narration spoken by a single actor in which his or her thoughts are revealed to the audience

8

audition

a tryout for a particular part in a play

9

raising the stakes

making the scene personally important or of greater consequence to your characters
also a technique for advancing the scene